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smart bomb

A bomb with a guidance system that navigates it to its target. The military adopted the use of smart bombs to reduce collateral damage.
See also: bomb, smart
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The Iranian Air Force's F7 fighters smashed simulated enemy targets with smart bombs for the first time during the Tuesday wargamges in the Central parts of the country.
Summary: The US will start delivering smart bombs to Saudi Arabia as part of a $1.
ANKARA (CyHAN)- As the Turkish government escalates tensions across the Middle East, the Pentagon has authorized a multimillion dollar deal to sell smart bombs to Ankara, Sputnik reported.
9 million contract to sell an unspecified quantity of smart bombs through a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) scheme, to Turkey.
The sale would include some 900 smart bombs, 100 laser kits, 200 warheads and 1,000 capsules, according to (http://www.
FACTORY Raytheon's factory in Glenrothes, Fife, makes laser-guidance systems for so-called smart bombs
Present-day surgical strikes and smart bombs owe a lot to the raid on the dams.
Iran says it is more advanced than its Russian predecessor and is designed to confront fighter jets, cruise missiles, smart bombs, helicopters and drones.
Instead, they are people being used by other people to reach specific goals --just like we use smart bombs or other types of technology to reach our goals.
But smart bombs are no more accurate than the intelligence used to program them and pilots flying at high speeds can only avoid civilians they know about.
A high-level source in Washington said that the administration will soon announce that it will sell Abu Dhabi 4,900 smart bombs produced by Boeing.
Israel's daily the Jerusalem Post has reported that the Israeli air force will soon receive precision-guided smart bombs of type GBU 39 from the US, "which will increase Israel's capability to strike its targets," the London-based daily AL QUDS AL ARABI reported Wednesday.
Keeter argues that North Vietnam would never have conceded defeat under an onslaught of modern smart bombs.
The Department of Defense announced that it would sell Israel 1,000 of the sophisticated smart bombs, which are capable of penetrating underground reinforced concrete defense facilities.
No doubt we are paying for the reconstruction of homes destroyed by New Labour's "smart bombs" (and rightly so), and compensation to families who have lost loved ones to those same smart bombs - a large proportion then to ease the conscience of those that used a sledge hammer to crack a nut.